Category Archives: Charity

RSPCA’s Top 20 Rescues of 2018

More than 1m calls are made to the RSPCA each year to report animals in need of help – here the charity reflects on some of the most surprising and unusual! RSPCA officers never know what they might face when … Continue reading

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New Documentary Series Challenges Views of The Homeless & Their Pets

When you walk past a homeless person and their dog, do you question or judge their relationship?   86% of people think pets can be just as much a companion as another person, but over 60% judge those who struggle financially … Continue reading

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Puppy Dealer Sentenced After Dogs Kept in Pig Pens Die of Parvovirus

Man in court for causing unnecessary suffering to puppies A man has been disqualified from dealing in dogs after 23 were found in poor conditions at a pig farm in North Yorkshire. James Featon (DoB: 19/01/1968) of Roughaw Road, Skipton … Continue reading

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Owner of Diabetic Dog Calls on Other Diabetic Pet Owners to Choose Proper Treatment

The owner of a diabetic dog has appealed to other animal owners not to give up on their pets after research revealed 1 out of 10 diabetic pets are put down at diagnosis. Rebecca South, 40, from South Yorkshire, a … Continue reading

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18-year-old Cat Finds Retirement Home With Kent Couple

A blind, senior cat who has reached the grand old age of 126-YEARS-OLD in human years has finally found a home to spend her retirement. At 18-years-old and completely blind, black cat Isabella spent months in RSPCA care patiently waiting … Continue reading

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Councils Need More Funds Or Animals Could Suffer, Warns RSPCA

The RSPCA is warning that animals could suffer as councils are being expected to deliver more welfare work with no extra money. Cash-strapped councils are legally obliged to run stray dog services, care for pets belonging to owners in hospital, … Continue reading

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Leave a Gift to Help Animals in Need this Giving Tuesday

It cost more than £200,000 to feed the dogs in RSPCA care last year. This is why the RSPCA is highlighting the importance of legacies this Giving Tuesday (November 27). Giving Tuesday is the time of year when we are … Continue reading

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‘Animal VC’ Celebrates 75th Anniversary

To mark the milestone 75th anniversary of the PDSA Dickin Medal* – the animals’ Victoria Cross – vet charity PDSA has, for the first time ever, gathered animal and Armed Forces representatives to commemorate the actions of the Medal’s recipients  … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Special Home for Cassie, the Rescue Cavalier?

Do you have a special home filled with love for CASSIE, a rescue Cavalier King Charles Spaniel? Cassie’s owner has dementia and is currently in hospital awaiting a place in a care home. Her two Cavalier friends have been re-homed … Continue reading

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Fundraising Ideas For Your Favourite Pet Charity

As an animal lover, there are countless things you can do to support the causes that mean something to you. From the work of medical detection dogs to the plight of sick and neglected animals, there is probably a charity … Continue reading

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